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September Is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

OKLAHOMA CITY (September 6, 2019) – Shape Your Future, a program of the Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET), is providing free resources to educate kids and parents on making healthier choices during National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month.

Resolutions call attention to critical issue during Childhood Obesity Month

GUTHRIE, OK (Sept. 5, 2019) – The Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET) Board of Directors passed two resolutions on Thursday during their regular quarterly meeting in support of policies to curb childhood obesity.

DOVER OK (September 4, 2019) –The Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET) recognized Dover Public Schools on Wednesday for their efforts to improve the health of their students and employees. The school district received a $15,000 Healthy Incentive Program grant after enacting a variety of policies and strategies to promote health and wellness.

OKLAHOMA CITY (August 8, 2019) – State Treasurer Randy McDaniel has appointed Tulsa businessman Jack Allen, Jr. to the Board of Directors of the Oklahoma Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET).

Allen is Chairman Emeritus of HUB International CFR and will represent Oklahoma’s 1st Congressional District on the Board.

“It is honor to be appointed to the TSET Board of Directors to represent the interests of the Tulsa area,” Allen said. “I look forward to serving the citizens of this state and working for ways to improve the health of all Oklahomans.”

OKLAHOMA CITY (July 19, 2019) – The Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET) Board of Directors voted on Friday to expand its partnership with the Oklahoma State University Medical Authority to support the launch of medical residency training programs in Enid. 

Using the remaining grant commitment balance of $2,391,294 from TSET, the Oklahoma State University Medical Authority will begin a hospital residency program at Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center and INTEGRIS Bass Baptist Medical Center, both in Enid.

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Thomas Larson
Director of Public Information and Outreach
405-521-4992
ThomasL@tset.ok.gov